Teaching Assistant (Progress Assistant)

  • 12 month fixed term
  • Salary range - £19,554 (FTE) - £21,166 (FTE)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Priesthorpe
  • Closing date - June 3, 2019
Job description

We are seeking to appoint a candidate to support students learning across all key stages, as directed by the classroom teacher. You will support in the classroom, small intervention groups or on a 1:1 basis and act as keyworker for a small number of SEND students. Your experience, skills and knowledge will ensure that students receive specific support for their needs.

The ideal candidate will have experience supporting learning for children with Special Educational Needs aged 11-16. You will have the skills to manage pupil behaviour and be able to seek direction and support from the classroom teacher and SEND Leader. A strong understanding of Maths and or Science would be beneficial.


  • Salary range: B3 grade, SCP 7-11
  • Hours: 18 hours per week, Term time only + 5 days
  • Contract: 12 month fixed term contract

Benefits include:

  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount
  • Employee wellbeing committee with a dedicated health and well-being day
  • Co-operative credit union
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans
  • Bi-weekly team newsletter to keep you up to date with staff news

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2019

Interviews: Thursday 6th June 2019


How to apply?

Please complete our application form and email back to hr@priesthorpe.org or post to:

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, Priesthorpe Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 5SG

If you have any questions or would like to look around the school please contact Jessica Poulter or Mandy Carlton on 0113 2574115

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